For the first time, Tajikistan delegation visits the Istanbul Clothing Machinery Fair, which will be held from 20 to 23 September 2018 in the Turkish business capital. The trade mission in addition to acquaintance with most modern clothing machinery includes visits to local factories and factory outlet shops as well as meeting local counterparts.
The trade mission to Istanbul is made possible thanks to the Government of Switzerland through the International Trade Centre (ITC)’s Global Textiles and Clothing Programme. Tajikistan delegation consists of the following textile and clothing companies: “Dilorom”, “Liman”, “Lider”, “Maftuna”, “Ortex”, “Rahimov A.A.”, PE “Rakhmatov”, “Resanda”, “Spitamen Textiles”, and “Suman”. ITC local partner – “ACT Development” will be guiding the delegation in this trip.
The Istanbul Clothing Machinery Fair is the world’s largest platform to display latest clothing machinery invented and produced by key industry players. Known world brands demonstrate their latest technologies in the exhibition, which provides a unique commercial opportunity for the clothing manufacturers to check out the most modern innovations in sewing, embroidery, layout/cutting machines, irons and presses, computer-aided design systems in garment production and etc. The fair hosts more than 400 exhibitors from around 30 countries, and will be visited by about 40,000 professionals from more than 70 countries. Mr. Rustam Shodibekov, “ACT Consulting Group” Managing Director, says the trade fair is a “creativity and innovation hub that inspires garment industry. Tajik companies will have an exceptional opportunity to see latest developments in the clothing machinery industry and establish business contacts to purchase modern equipment and technology for further expansion of their production. They can accordingly improve their further manufacturing processes in both quantity and quality”.
Turkey has long earned the title of a regional leader of classy textile and clothing products in the Central Asian markets, including Tajikistan. The Turkish garment has become a synonym to quality and affordable clothes. Tajik textile and clothing business has been working with the Turkish producers for years and now it is time to bring home not only ready-to-wear apparel, but also rich experience and up-to-date machinery and technology.